34 residents of Denkyira-Obuasi appear in court over Captain Mahama’s lynching.


The Accra Central District court 3, has remanded into police custody 34 suspects for their alleged roles in the horrendous murder of Captain Maxwell Adam Mahama.


The suspects, including 4 women and 2 nursing mothers, have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and murder.


State Prosecutor, George Ameke, presented the facts of the case, and prayed the court to remand the suspects until the next adjourned date of June 21, 2017. This, he said, would enable them continue their investigations into the gruesome murder.





This brings to 41 the number of suspects who have been remanded so far. On Thursday, seven other suspects who were arrested in connection with the murder were also remanded.


The deceased, Captain Maxwell Mahama, an officer of the 5th Infantry Battalion, is said to have been on his daily jogging routine on Monday [May 29], when some angry youth of the town attacked him, allegedly on suspicion of being an armed robber.

He was beaten to death, with part of his body burnt. The family of the late military captain has announced that his burial will take place on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Source: citifmonline.com